Drug & alcohol addiction is a complex condition that causes changes in the way the brain functions.  It has devastating effects on every aspect of a person’s life. It also negatively impacts the lives of family members and others whose loved ones are struggling with addiction.  Left untreated, addiction can lead to health complications; loss of relationships, jobs, and homes; legal problems; and even death.  

Advancements in Addiction Treatment

Recent advancements in the understanding of how addiction works have led to a fundamental shift in the way professionals view this condition. With this has come more effective addiction treatment methods. The social stigmas that once characterized addiction as a personality flaw or moral weakness are beginning to lose their ground. So is the shame and confusion that has left many addicts and their loved ones feeling trapped. They are finding hope through understanding and empowerment.

Education on the nature of chemical dependency and its many complex dimensions can be a powerful tool in helping people access the right addiction treatment. Treatment that can empower lasting recovery. Treatment that can restore healthy dynamics to relationships that have been disrupted by the trauma of addiction.

Addiction can be treated.  Health, vitality, and sanity can be restored.  Learn more about addiction and effective addiction treatment in the articles below.


Drug & Alcohol Addiction Recovery News

Widespread Prescription Pain Pill Addiction

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What is Dual Diagnosis & Why Does it Matter?

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A Guide to Substance Abuse Treatment

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Our Mission

Ripple Recovery Ranch is a residential drug & alcohol rehabilitation facility that specializes in the treatment of substance abuse disorders using evidence-based treatment methods and a holistic approach to facilitate lasting and fulfilling recovery. Our luxury residential setting on a twenty-acre nature retreat in the Texas hill country between San Antonio & Austin, combined with our team of qualified and compassionate professionals, offers an ideal environment for physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual healing to unfold. With an integrated family therapy program, a low counselor to patient ratio, & 12-months of after-care support, Ripple Recovery Ranch is committed to our clients’ success. Our 60-90 day program addresses addiction to substances such as alcohol, methamphetamine, cocaine, heroin, & prescription pills.